Senses – Reading and Writing through Science
Learning about our senses makes us more aware of how our body works and reacts in certain circumstances. This pack will give you scope to choose tasks that will work for many different learning styles in your room.
What we know - templates for recording what you already know. Color or black/white options provided.
Matching up task - Cut and glue the labels in the correct place
Prompts for oral language - Copy and put the cubes together to make dice. Choose the dice that best fits your group. Use words, phrases or sentences to describe what appears on the dice.
Spin and describe - Copy and laminate for long term use. Place a paper clip on the centre black dot. Use a pencil to hold the paper clip in place. Flick the paper clip and see where it lands. Take turns to describe the sense it lands on. You may use a phrase, a word or a circumstance where you use it. There are recording sheets to use too!
Brainstorm charts- These charts will help to increase the vocabulary your students use. Color and black/white options
Explore the five senses - Choose an object and use the template to record your finding. There is a blank template provided
Interactive Notebook Pages - Templates to explore each sense in more detail
Like and don’t like - Record what you like and don’t like – use words or pictures
If I lost my Sense of… - Predict what life would be like – draw a picture and add a description
Information texts - Texts to read and questions to answer on each sense
Prompts for unit - These prompts will support all the tasks and be great discussion starters